Nationally-ranked Queens' high-scoring offense overwhelms BrevardMarch 18, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Brevard College’s women’s lacrosse team took on nationally-ranked Queens University of Charlotte on Friday evening, losing to the No. 14 Royals 20-4. With the result, the Tornados drop to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in South Atlantic Conference play.
Brevard held the 24th-highest scoring team in Division II to no goals in the opening nine minutes of play, but Queens (5-1, 2-0 SAC) was able to get one past Shelby Arsenault with 20:02 remaining in play. Ashlea Mann was able to knot up the score at 1-1 off the feed from Livia Harrienger six minutes later, giving her 12 assists on the season which ties the program record. Queens countered with seven-straight goals before Mann was able to find the back of the net again to end the bleeding. Brevard was able to get one more score before halftime from Caitlyn Nemeth, sandwiched by a pair of Royals’ goals, to make it 10-3 at the break.
Queens scored early in the second half, scoring in the first thirty seconds and adding two more goals in before Allie McMillan scored her first goal for the royal blue and white to make 13-4. Queens ended the contest with seven more goals.
Mann paced the offense with two goals and posted two draw controls, second on the team behind McMillan’s three. Sade Allen boasted five ground balls in the contest while Penina Fungalei recorded three caused turnovers.
The Tornados are back in action on Tuesday, Mar. 22, when they host Converse with a scheduled start time of 3:00 p.m.